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Author: Ben KingsleyPatrick StewartLisa HarrowRoger ReesMichael PenningtonAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, 1990.
Series: Playing Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters.
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Genre/Form: Videos (VHS)
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Kingsley; Patrick Stewart; Lisa Harrow; Roger Rees; Michael Pennington; David Suchet; Michael Williams; Sinéad Cusack; John Barton; Royal Shakespeare Company.
OCLC Number: 21170194
Notes: Title from container.
Intended audience: Junior high school through college students and adults.
Credits: Photography, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson; editor, Graham Roberts; music by Guy Woolfenden.
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Patrick Stewart, Lisa Harrow, Roger Rees, Michael Pennington, David Suchet, Michael Williams, Sinead Cusack.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sd., col.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Playing Shakespeare.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producers, Melvyn Bragg, Nick Evans ; director, John Carlaw.

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Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters.

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